Pre Health

Exercise Science and Wellness

Pre Health

Program Description

Exercise Science & Wellness has been recently revised to accommodate course work required for graduate study and careers in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Kinesiotherapy, and other health-related professions. This concentration also enables students for careers in Community Health and Wellness, Corporate Wellness, Personal Training, and Athletic Strength Coach.

 

Program Highlights:

  • 10 week (400 clock hour) Internship anywhere in the world
  • 3 full semesters of Clinical Laboratory Experience prior to Internship
  • Majors will be ACSM and NSCA certification-ready
  • Service Learning Opportunities in Health Promotion available

Program Outcomes

Upon graduating from the B.S in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Exercise Science & Wellness students will:

  • Outcome 1: Identify and explain evidence-based principles and theories of exercise and wellness.
  • Outcome 2: Apply evidence-based knowledge, skills, and abilities within the domains of exercise science and wellness.
  • Outcome 3: Demonstrate decision-making influenced by evidence-based practices within the domains of exercise science and wellness.
  • Outcome 4: Demonstrate proficiency in technology within the exercise science and wellness domains.
  • Outcome 5: Assess, plan and implement evidence-based physical activity and/or exercise interventions in clinical, health-related, and training environments.

Students will be required to take a comprehensive Exit Examination prior to graduation.

 

Advisors for Exercise Science and Wellness Students

Dr. Deborah Gibson

Dr. Ajit Korgaokar

Dr. Todd Sherman

Ryan Moran

Tim Dassinger

Laura Taylor

Larry McKenzie

 

Click here for HPER 491 Internship information.

 

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